Posted Sep. 24, 2015

A New York City Charter Network Accepts No Excuses When It Comes to Delivering for Its Schools and Educators at the Start of the School Year

Eva Moskowitz, founder of Success Academy Charter Schools in New York City, is known for having high expectations for schools and kids. That philosophy usually involves not accepting that something can't be done. As this story in Chalkbeat New York demonstrates, sometimes that requires going beyond normal operations to fix mistakes and make sure schools and educators have what they need to start the school year. “Schools often take the view…

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Posted Sep. 9, 2015

Eva Moskowitz Calls for ‘Fundamental Reform’ of How We Prepare Teachers

Eva Moskowitz of Success Academy writes in The Seventy-Four about teacher pipeline and teacher shortage issues—a topic that’s gaining attention more and more lately. If we want to truly reform education in the United States, we must fundamentally reform how we train America’s teachers. Innovative approaches like those employed by small organizations such as Success Academy to create better teacher training programs should be viewed…

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Posted Apr. 23, 2015

Opt-Out NY: Wealthy, White Suburban

In New York state, the movement to opt students out of tests has been gaining steam (and media attention) for months. While confirmed opt-out numbers…

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Posted Nov. 18, 2014

Klein Should Listen to Experts He Cites

Editor’s Note: Education Post believes that open, honest dialogue among people who don’t always agree is a needed step toward finding solutions to our educational…

By John Thompson

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Posted Nov. 18, 2014

Teachers, How Do You Want Your Bureaucracy?

Editor’s Note: Education Post believes that open, honest dialogue among people who don’t always agree is a needed step toward finding solutions to our educational…

By Dmitri Mehlhorn

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Posted Nov. 5, 2014

Joel Klein’s New Book Details Stunning Leadership Challenge in NYC

While leading the nation’s largest, most complex and likely most bureaucratic school district, Joel Klein drove remarkable improvements in New York City schools from 2002-2010.…

By Michael Vaughn

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Posted Oct. 13, 2014

NYC New Accountability System Focuses on Right Measures in the Wrong Way

There are things to like in NYC Chancellor Carmen Fariña’s new plan to evaluate the city’s schools, from the focus on multiple measures to the…

By Greg Richmond

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Posted Oct. 2, 2014

NYC Charter School Rally Shows Power of Parent Voice

INFOGRAPHIC Today in New York City, tens of thousands of parents, educators and students rallied to protest a lack of quality schools for their children…

By Hanna Grace Frank

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Posted Oct. 15, 2020

Think Your Vote Doesn’t Matter? Then Vote Local.

National media is entirely preoccupied by Joe Biden and Donald Trump’s ongoing barroom brawl. But there are 95,000 other seats across America up for grabs…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Oct. 19, 2020

Here’s How Your Vote Impacts Your Kid’s School

We all know the top ballot item for November: who would be President of the United States. Most of us know the next-level ballot items:…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Oct. 20, 2020

You Can’t Sit This Election Out. Your Students Are Watching.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016.  I arrive at school bleary and unfocused—up too late the night before, fitful sleep, early rise. Class hasn’t started yet, students…

By Jay Wamsted

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